CFAR Society’s Golf Tournaments – REGISTRATIONS OPEN

July 29th, 2021 | admin

Good afternoon CFAR members and friends. Come join us for one – or both –  of our upcoming networking  golf tournaments being held on August 31 in Calgary and September 21 in Edmonton. For a fun-filled day in the beautiful outdoors, with prizes, food and meaningful connection with other like-minded liaison professionals, click on the appropriate poster below to register for the … Continue reading CFAR Society’s Golf Tournaments – REGISTRATIONS OPEN

Upcoming Golf Tournaments – Save the Dates

July 18th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

Hello CFAR members and friends.  We’ve missed you!! If you’re in Calgary enjoying the Stampede this week, be sure to visit Elbow River Camp. Golf Tournaments – Please include us in your plans! Gather some friends and join us in  Calgary and/or Edmonton for our upcoming networking  golf tournaments  – August 31 in Calgary, September 21 in … Continue reading Upcoming Golf Tournaments – Save the Dates

Interview with CFAR Advisor Mel Benson

June 16th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

Can you tell us a bit about who you are as a Metis leader in business? My name is Mel Benson. I’m from the Beaver Lake Cree Nation, I’m a band member there.  At my ranch in Northern Alberta I raise bison as a hobby, and am involved in various businesses.  I’m the chairman of … Continue reading Interview with CFAR Advisor Mel Benson

Camp at Métis Crossing ⛺

April 13th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

Camping Reservations Now Open! Métis Crossing is offering MNA citizens first dibs on campsite bookings, one week ahead of the general public! Bookings for the Summer 2021 season are available from Friday, May 21st – Monday, September 6th. MNA Citizen Bookings: Reservations open Monday, April 12, 2021 General Public Bookings: Reservations open Monday, April 19, 2021 To … Continue reading Camp at Métis Crossing ⛺

Understanding Treaties Is Essential to Understanding

April 2nd, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

Indigenous Peoples agreed to share the land — with conditions. It’s important that we learn and talk about what that means. Join Patricia Makokis as she explains in her article for the University of Alberta’s New Trail Alumni Magazine: https://www.ualberta.ca/newtrail/ideas/understanding-treaties-is-essential-to-understanding.html

Interview with Annie Korver

March 26th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

This interview is part of CFAR’s monthly interview series. Rise Consulting is led by the graceful strength of Annie Korver, who is a cherished volunteer and member of CFAR.   Her consultancy was created in 2013 coming out of her Executive MBA program experience at the Haskayne School or Business at the University of Calgary.  Rise, … Continue reading Interview with Annie Korver

Interview with CFAR Member Anne Harding

February 8th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

On November 12, 2020, Luticia Miller had the deep pleasure of interviewing one of CFARs newer members, Anne Harding.  Having worked 15 years in Indigenous Relations Anne runs the consulting firm Forum Community Relations, where her focus is on ‘catalyzing better communities, one human at a time.’  In addition, she sits on the board of … Continue reading Interview with CFAR Member Anne Harding

Featured Organization: Cando

January 28th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

www.edo.ca Cando is a national Indigenous organization involved in community economic development. They build capacity which strengthens Indigenous economies by providing programs and services to Economic Development Officers. Economic Development Officers (EDOs) need to be thoroughly trained, highly skilled and committed to building economic capacity in order to provide professional support and technical advice to … Continue reading Featured Organization: Cando

Métis Nation of Alberta – Youth & Seniors Gathering 2021

January 28th, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

Saturday & Sunday, February 20 & 21 from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Facebook Live @abmetis or albertametis.com/events! For Métis Youth aged 12-29 & Seniors aged 60+, but everyone is welcome to watch! Register by February 5 to receive your event package*! Telling stories is how we pass down knowledge to our younger generations and this year, we … Continue reading Métis Nation of Alberta – Youth & Seniors Gathering 2021

New Certificate and Citation Programs in Community-Industry Relations and Engagement

January 3rd, 2021 | Sandra Sutter

Check out the new partnership between Yellowhead Tribal College (YTC) and the University of Alberta! The partnership offers both certificate and citation programs in Community-Industry Relations and Community Engagement. https://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/collaboration-on-indigenous-industry-relations-program-a-step-toward-reconciliation-yellowhead-tribal-college-and-u-of-a More information available on the Yellowhead Tribal College website: https://ytced.ab.ca/programs-courses/programs/indigenous-community-industry-relations-certificate-icir/